Important GK Dates

Know what happened on 23rd January


Importance of 23rd January in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 23rd January special in the world history.

1989
Death of Salvador Dali, Spanish surrealist artist
Spain
1983
Swedish tennis player Björn Borg announced his retirement at the age of 26, having won five consecutive Wimbledon championships.
Sweden
1978
Sweden became the first nation to ban aerosol sprays because of the damage they cause to the Earth’s ozone layer.
Sweden
1909
The White Star Liner RMS Nantucket sank off the coast of Nantucket. Over 1,500 people were saved thanks to Marconis new wireless telegraph, which was used to call for assistance
1883
Death of Gustave Doré, French artist, illustrator and engraver .
France
1571
Opening of the Royal Exchange in London, founded by Sir Thomas Gresham – this building destroyed in Great Fire of London 1666
Great Britain
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